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Smart Hearing Aids Market By Product Type (In the Canal Hearing Aids, In the Ear (ITE) Hearing Aids, Mic in Helix (MIH) Hearing Aids, Receiver in Ear (RIE) Hearing Aids, Behind the Ear Hearing Aids); By Distribution Channel (Retail Pharmacies, Hospital Pharmacies, E-commerce) - Global Market & Future Outlook (2017-2024) Demand Analysis & Opportunity Evaluation

Published On : December, 2018 REP-ID-597 Category: ICT & Electronics

Smart Hearing Aids Market Overview

Smart hearing aids refer to the next iteration in hearing aid technology. Furthermore the advancements such as directional sound, smart aids connect to the smartphone, letting control the devices from an app and pipe music and phone calls straight to human ear  just as a wireless Bluetooth headset. Smart hearing aids build up the self-confidence, enhance the communication and as well as the overall esteem of an individual.

Market Size and Forecast

The global smart hearing aids market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period, i.e. 2017-2024. Further the global smart hearing aids market is likely to grow substantially as expected on account of increasing deafness resulting from increased noise pollution levels, genetic factors, ear infections, birth complications and other factors. In addition, the rise in demand for technologically advanced and aesthetically appealing miniature devices is also propelling the market growth.

In the regional market, North America is anticipated to dominate the overall market of smart hearing aids market during the forecast period. Due to increase in the hearing loss among the aged and elderly population which has led to the growth of smart hearing aids market.

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Europe smart hearing aids market is rising due to increase in the prevalence of hearing loss among the matured and elderly population and increase in the noise pollution. With rising government funds in order to create the demand for hearing devices, the Asia pacific region is likely to observe significant growth till 2024.

Low acceptance and manufacturing issues in different hearing devices may have a negative impact during the forecast period in regions such as India, China, South Africa and few Latin American countries. Defects may occur in the smart hearing aids especially in the ear products such as telecoil defects, magnetic defects and vibration defects.

Based on distribution channel, smart hearing aids market is segmented into retail pharmacies, hospital pharmacies and e-commerce. The e-commerce segment is likely to showcase exponential growth in the next few years due to rising popularity of buying the products through online channels.

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis has segmented global smart hearing aids market into the following segments:

By Product Type

  • Hearing Aids
    • In the Canal Hearing Aids
    • In the Ear (ITE) Hearing Aids
    • Mic in Helix (MIH) Hearing Aids
    • Receiver in Ear (RIE) Hearing Aids
    • Behind the Ear Hearing Aids

By Distribution Channel

  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • E-commerce

By Region

The global smart hearing aids market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Poland, Turkey, BENELUX & Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia & Rest of Asia) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis.
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Israel, North Africa and South Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis

Growth Drivers and Challenges

Factors such as growing prevalence of hearing loss among the matured and elderly population and increase in the noise pollution have intensified the growth of smart hearing aids market. The global market for smart hearing aids is increasing in geriatric population, as the factor related to hearing loss is highly coupled with prevalence rate. In addition, advancement in the technology coupled with high end features such as automated connectivity with smartphones, wireless platforms and contribution to growth in IT platforms with emerging digital technologies is further going to spur the smart hearing aids market growth during the forecast period.

Further, rising popularity of fashionable smart wearable devices that are able to fulfill both fashion and functional needs is expected to foster the growth of smart hearing aids market globally. Additionally, increasing disposable income of the consumers and rising affordability are also expected to bolster the growth of market in future.

Furthermore, compatibility of smart hearing aids with smartphone apps is also a key factor which is attracting consumers towards smart hearing aids. Manufacturers of smart hearing aids are taking various initiatives that connect to and interact with the Internet via the IFTTT Network, to increase the sales of smart hearing aids.

However, high cost and presence of alternatives are some of the key factors which are expected to limit the growth of global smart hearing aids market in upcoming years.

Key Players

  • Resound LiNX / Resound ENZO
    • Company Overview
    • Key Product Offering
    • Business Strategy
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Financials
  • Clariti Hearing Pte. Ltd.
  • Siemens Ltd.
  • Xiamen Retone Hearing Technology Co. Ltd.
  • Starkey Hearing Technologies
  • Sonova
  • William Demant
  • Widex
  • Sivantos Pte. Ltd.
  • Amplifon

Scope and Context

Overview of the Parent Market

Analyst View


The global smart hearing aids market is segmented as follows:

  • By Product Type Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Distribution Channel Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Region Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis

Market Dynamics

Supply & Demand Risk

Competitive Landscape

Porter’s Five Force Model

Geographical Economic Activity

Key Players (respective SWOT Analysis) and their Strategies and Product Portfolio

Recent Trends and Developments

Industry Growth Drivers and Challenges

Key Information for Players to establish themselves in current dynamic environment

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